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Trephining instruments

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Title

Trephining instruments

Subject

Trephining--instrumentation
Surgical Instruments
Skull--surgery
Book Illustrations

Description

Artist unknown.
Various instruments used for trephining or trepanning. In the center, a trephination is performed on a skull.
Title supplied by cataloger.

Source

Original image in: Woodall, John, 1556?-1643. Surgeons mate (London : Printed by John Legate for Nicolas Bourne, 1655), plate 1. ZEf 35 (Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia)
The Surgeons Mate, John Woodall's guide for military and domestic surgery, included an inventory and descriptions of the medicines and instruments necessary for surgeons and barber-surgeons, particularly those at sea.

Date

1655

Language

eng

Type

StillImage

Identifier

ZEf_35.pl1

Original Format

1 print : engraving

Physical Dimensions

26 x 16 cm

Citation

“Trephining instruments,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed April 23, 2024, https://cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2200.